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WEBINAR June 14, 2022

WEBINAR June 14, 2022

“The network security challenges and solutions facing utilities in the deployment of cellular networks” Join us for a webinar on Jun 14, 2022 at 3:00 PM EDT. Register by Clicking HERE now! The utilities infrastructure as a whole is seeing radical changes. Part of those...

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UBBA Summit & Plugfest 2022 in Costa Mesa, CA

UBBA Summit & Plugfest 2022 in Costa Mesa, CA

Save the Dates! October 10-14, 2022 in Costa Mesa, California for the 2022 UBBA Summit & Plugfest

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UBBA Summit & Plugfest 2021 in St. Louis

UBBA Summit & Plugfest 2021 in St. Louis

UBBA brought the first LTE Plugfest to St. Louis in October 2021 to showcase the innovation, collaboration and interoperability of utility use cases on private LTE networks. Plugfest testing engaged all parts of the UBBA community with utilities providing field device controllers, vendors providing sensors, devices, modems, LTE core+RAN infrastructure, and integrators providing the head end testing capabilities.

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The Cost of Doing Nothing

The Cost of Doing Nothing

Though utilities are generally known to approach change with careful deliberation, inaction sometimes imposes risks too high to tolerate. In “Utility Networks: The inherent risks of doing nothing,” the Utility Broadband Alliance explores the influences that can cause utility reticence to embrace change and the...

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Next-Gen AMI Over Private LTE

Next-Gen AMI Over Private LTE

The confluence of more powerful residential electric meters with the emergence of Private LTE means new choices and possibilities for utilities when planning the future of their AMI network. This ecosystem panel will bring together ideas and ask critical questions that directly address how Gen...

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How the innovative device ecosystem is enabling end-to-end use cases for utilities

How the innovative device ecosystem is enabling end-to-end use cases for utilities

Enabling smarter, safer, and more connected utilities requires cooperation, collaboration, and partnership between device manufacturers and network infrastructure providers. This ecosystem panel of experts will discuss solutions that bring redundancy to cellular infrastructure, coordinate power generation, monitor power distribution and ensure employee safety. Thought leaders...

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PLTE for modernizing power grids and lowering operational expenses

PLTE for modernizing power grids and lowering operational expenses

Not since large-scale deployments of smart meters has there been as much interest and motivation to transform the utility communications network. #LTE and #5G private networks promise to address a wide range of operational initiatives. In this session, our expert panel will address: • What makes cellular a...

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Exploring the Capabilities of LTE/5G to Enhance Utility Use Cases

Exploring the Capabilities of LTE/5G to Enhance Utility Use Cases

Wireless technologies enable wide area coverage that can flex between latency and speed. This allows for a diversity of use cases including slow devices like meters, quick response intelligent devices, and high throughput hungry video cameras. Please join UBBA for the free webinar to explore...

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Cybersecurity for Embedded Devices on Utility Networks

Cybersecurity for Embedded Devices on Utility Networks

Grid digitization initiatives are driving utilities to move beyond legacy communications to advanced private broadband solutions and new Internet of Things (IoT) devices. During the webinar, panelists will describe the voluntary, recommended activities related to cybersecurity that utilities should consider before placing embedded and “IoT”...

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UBBA Workshop in San Antonio 2020

UBBA Workshop in San Antonio 2020

Utility Broadband Alliance Meeting in San Antonio on Monday, January 27. The meeting furthers the UBBA mission by focusing on grid modernization through the advancement and development of private broadband networks. The single day event offers educational sessions about key project developments, a thought leadership panel on planning a digital grid for ‘the day after tomorrow’, working sessions to continue to strengthen the association.

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Nationwide Utility Private LTE Survey Early Results Review and Insights

Nationwide Utility Private LTE Survey Early Results Review and Insights

Bobbi Harris, member engagement lead for UBBA sits down with David Briesacher, Ameren’s Manager of Intelligrid Business Planning & Integration, and Kevin Malloy, VP of Customer Solutions of Anterix, to discuss the early trends from an ongoing UBBA survey, which looks at the realities that...

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Technology Opportunities from the 900 MHz Realignment

Technology Opportunities from the 900 MHz Realignment

On May 13th, the FCC unanimously confirmed the Report & Order to move forward with the process of realigning the 900 MHz spectrum to enable utility broadband. This webinar brings the perspective of key utility industry technology experts to discuss what their organizations are doing...

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Opportunities and Impacts of the FCC 900 MHz Decision

Opportunities and Impacts of the FCC 900 MHz Decision

On May 13, 2020, the FCC approved the use of the 900 MHz band by utility companies for private LTE. Five utility members of the Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) will share their thoughts on this decision in a panel discussion. The UBBA is dedicated to...

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Technology Considerations for Utility Private Broadband

Technology Considerations for Utility Private Broadband

This webinar, sponsored by UBBA, brings together utility and technology leaders to share their experiences and knowledge on considerations for utility private broadband infrastructure. This discussion will include the key technological considerations for a private utility broadband initiative, focusing on areas of infrastructure, spectrum, devices,...

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Birmingham Summit 2019

Birmingham Summit 2019

Southern Linc’s Alabama Power facility in October—in an intimate and transparent environment aimed at examining the value and role of private LTE for the industry. If you’re looking to build the utility of the future and want to see what one looks like, this is the place for you. We’ll explore the key challenges facing electric utilities and set the stage for real collaboration as we analyze private broadband as a critical information infrastructure for utilities

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Opportunities for Utility Private Broadband Networks

Opportunities for Utility Private Broadband Networks

This webinar, sponsored by UBBA, brings together utility and technology leaders to share their experiences on broadband infrastructure and looks at the following key areas: understanding the business opportunities and industry challenges that utilities must take into consideration; real utility drivers and solutions for private broadband; technology, spectrum and use cases.

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